Anderson County TX

Lookup Public Records in Anderson CountyTexas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Anderson County, Texas Overview

Anderson County is located in the state of Texas. Named after Kenneth L. Anderson, the county was formed in 1846 and its county seat is Palestine. The county has a total population of 58,458, as of 2010, with its area spanning 1078 square miles (land area being 1063 square miles, while water area being 15 square miles). The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 75803 recorded as the one with the largest population. Anderson County borders the following counties: Henderson County, Texas to the north; Houston County, Texas to the south; Cherokee County, Texas to the east; Freestone County, Texas to the west, and; Leon County, Texas to the southwest.

Anderson County Clerk Information

The County Clerk has partnered with a third-party company to provide remote access to official record indices. Six searches are possible through the website. There are two instrument inquiries which vary in the search criteria available, searching among plat indices, UCC inquiry, marriage records search, and the commissioner court minute inquiry. You’ll need to use capital letters when performing an inquiry. The default user ID and password is given and does work. The website is linked below.

An application form must be filled so that a person can obtain a certified copy of either a birth or death certificate. Forms for birth and death certificates require the name that is on the record, date of birth/death, and name of the parents, as well as of the requesting party. The fee for a certified Birth Certificate is $23.00 for each certificate. The fee for a certified Death Certificate is $21.00 for the first one and $4.00 for each additional certificate, for the same person. The links for those forms are found below.

Certified Copy of Birth Certificate Application Form:

Certified Copy of Death Certificate Application Form:

Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, gives you the right to access government records. To request other records, please send your request by mail, fax, email or in person to the respective office in charge of the kind of information that you are requesting.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Mark Staples, Anderson County Clerk
500 N Church Rm 10
Palestine, TX 75801
Phone: 903-723-7402
Fax: 903-723-4625

District Court Clerk

The district clerk’s office is responsible for all Felony Criminal case filings, Civil Case filings, juvenile court filings, and child support payments.

Below is the physical address of the District Court Clerk:
Janice Staples
500 N. Church St. Rm 18
Palestine, Texas 75801
Phone: (903) 723-7412
Fax: (903) 723-7491

Anderson, TX Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200957,529
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009250
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009734
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20097,344
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,227
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200983
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20097,455
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009797
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009862
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009687
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009153
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009216
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200926,980
Anderson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Anderson County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:The Marriage Relationship – Family Code, Ch. 1 to 5 and Premarital and Marital Property Agreements – Family Code, Ch. 4
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Anderson County Marriage License
Location:500 North Church Street, Palestine, Texas, 75801
Phone:903-723-7402

Anderson County Clerk’s Office

Address: 500 N Church Rm 10 Palestine TX 75801, USA
Phone: 903-723-7402

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